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Magee, Bryan

Overview
Works: 199 works in 1,063 publications in 20 languages and 19,961 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Introductions  Educational films  Internet videos  Records and correspondence  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Producer, Interviewer, Host, Interviewee, Compiler, Other, Creator, Editor
Classifications: B74, 190
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bryan Magee
The story of philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

71 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 2,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The essential guide to the history of western philosophy."
Men of ideas by Bryan Magee( Book )

52 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in 6 languages and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen dialogues drawn from the highly acclaimed BBC series review the tenets and theories of moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of language and the philosophy of science
The philosophy of Schopenhauer by Bryan Magee( Book )

55 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A systematic exposition of Schopenhauer's thought and a critical discussion of the problems to which it gives rise and its influence on a wide ranger of thinkers and artists
The great philosophers : an introduction to Western philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

43 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author interviews modern philosophers and writers such as Martha Nussbaum and Peter Singer on the major figures in the history of Western philosophy, from Plato and Aristotle to Russell and Wittgenstein
Aspects of Wagner by Bryan Magee( Book )

39 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zes essays over het werk van de Duitse componist Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Modern British philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

52 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dialogue, combining informality with elements of drama, has been a favored form with philosophers since Plato; it lays bare the discussion, argument, and criticism which are part of the very subject-matter of philosophy. In this book some of the most distinguished philosophers in present-day Britain carry on the best traditions of the form. A.J. Ayer, Karl Popper, Gilbert Ryle and Peter Strawson, in dialogue with Bryan Magee, give authoritative introductions to their own work, even to the extent of saying what they think has been wrong with it
The Tristan chord : Wagner and philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

32 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And he unflinchingly confronts the Wagner whose paranoia, egocentricity, and anti-Semitism are as repugnant as his achievements are glorious."--Jacket
Karl Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )

26 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )

69 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van de ideeën van de Oostenrijks-Engelse wijsgeer (geb. 1902) over de wetenschap en de maatschappij
Philosophy of science( Visual )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"London School of Economics professor Ernest Gellner discusses contemporary philosophy, its historical and social backgrounds, and its role in modern society. Gellner examines the radical expansion of scientific knowledge and its dehumanizing effect on society as expressed by sociologist Max Weber. Marxism's messianic expectation is blamed for its faulure to reconstruct society. Gellner dismisses today's philosophy of relativism as unworkable."
The new radicalism by Bryan Magee( Book )

18 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and German and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One in twenty; a study of homosexuality in men and women by Bryan Magee( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mais au-delà des questions légales, variables suivant les époques et suivant les pays, "Un sur vingt" constitue une étude sociologique, psychologique et morale qui dépasse de beaucoup le point de départ de l'enquête. Premier examen d'ensemble de l'homosexualité masculine et féminine, dans ses considérations sociologiques concrètes, sans recherche du scandale et sans préjugés moraux, "Un sur vingt" est un événement essentiel dans la constitution d'une morale moderne
Philosophy and the real world : an introduction to Karl Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vindications : essays on romantic music by Deryck Cooke( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The democratic revolution by Bryan Magee( Book )

22 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of thought by Bryan Magee( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talking philosophy : dialogues with fifteen leading philosophers by Bryan Magee( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a highly successful BBC television series, this book presents fifteen dialogues between author and broadcaster Bryan Magee and some of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. Isaiah Berlin considers the fundamental question, "What is philosophy?," A.J. Ayer reviews logical positivism, and Iris Murdoch talks about the relation between philosophy and literature. Moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of science are all treated in depth by the thinkers who have shaped these fields--including Noam Chomsky, W.V.O. Quine, and Herbert Marcuse. Written in an informal, conversational style, even the most difficult philosophical ideas are made accessible to the general reader
Bryan Magee talks to Martha Nussbaum about Aristotle by Bryan Magee( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, a far-reaching philosophical ideas of Plato's star pupil are examined by Martha Nussbaum. Aristotle overcomes Plato's dualism of the intelligence and sensible worlds with his principle of the separate nature of eternal matter and form. The principles of potentiality and actuality are examined along with Aristotle's theory of the four causes - material, formal, efficient and final-which account for changes in all things
Bryan Magee talks to Myles Burnyeat about Plato by Bryan Magee( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the dialogues of Plato. Seeing Plato's ideas initially as extentions of those of his teacher Socrates, Burnyeat explains the development and content of Plato's original doctrines of knowledge as virtue, the immortality and tripartite division of the soul, and the theory of forms (ideas)
Bryan Magee talks to Bernard Williams about Descartes by Bryan Magee( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Williams examines Descartes's theory of knowledge and his use of skeptical inquiry to affirm reality, including the existence of God
 
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The story of philosophy
Alternative Names
Bryan Magee britischer Politiker

Bryan Magee Brits filosoof

Bryan Magee personnalit politique britannique

Magee, Bryan

Magee, Bryan Edgar, 1930-

Magī, Brāyān

Magī, Brāyin

Magī, Buraian

Maiji, Bulai'en

Maiqi, Bulai'an

Maji, Bulai'en

Maqi, Boli'an

Mazhi, Bulaian

Megi, Braiens 1930-

Megi, Briyan

מגי, בריאן

מגי, בריאן. מרקס, רינה. זולטי, ויולה

براين ماجي

برایان مگی سیاست‌مدار و فیلسوف بریتانیایی

マギー, ブライアン

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Men of ideasThe philosophy of SchopenhauerThe great philosophers : an introduction to Western philosophyAspects of WagnerThe Tristan chord : Wagner and philosophyPopperPhilosophy and the real world : an introduction to Karl PopperTalking philosophy : dialogues with fifteen leading philosophers